ⓘ Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District

                                     

ⓘ Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District

Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District is a historic school complex and national historic district located at Burnsville, Yancey County, North Carolina. The district encompasses seven contributing buildings, one contributing structure, and one contributing object built between 1914 and 1955. Contributing resources include the Brown Dormitory for Boys, Burnsville High School Gymnasium, an outdoor amphitheater, the Classical Revival style Administration Building for Yancey Collegiate Institute, Gymnasium, former Burnsville High School built by the Works Progress Administration and a stone retaining wall. The Yancey Collegiate Institute was established in 1901 and sponsored by the Baptist church. The YCI educated students until 1926, when the facilities were sold to the Yancey County Board of Education.

It was listed on the National register of historic places in 2003.

                                     
  • This list includes properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Yancey County, North Carolina. Click the Map of all
  • Gymnasium in the Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District Nu - Wray Inn Clay Griffith June 2003 Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District pdf National
  • Historic District Chase - Coletta House, Citizens Bank Building, John Wesley McElroy House, Yancey Collegiate Institute Historic District and Yancey County
  • and philanthropist former Chairman and CEO of McDonnell Douglas. John H. Yancey ca.1937 highly decorated United States Marine Mike Beard 1968 - Former
  • circles from new black money - families such as Herndon, Yates, Bond, Milton, Yancey Blayton, Rucker, Aikens, Harper, Cooper, Dobbs and Scott. The First Congregational
  • and, prior to 1870, collegiate degrees. From 1892 through 1908, the school was named the Auburn Female Institute providing collegiate programs equivalent